Historic Oakwood Cemetery

Historic Oakwood Cemetery

Coordinates: 35°47′11″N 78°37′33″W / 35.7864°N 78.6259°W / 35.7864; -78.6259

Oakwood Cemetery
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
Oakwood Confederate Cemetery
Location: Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina
Area: 190 acres (77 ha)
Governing body: Private
Part of: Oakwood Historic District (#74001380)
Added to NRHP: June 25, 1974


Historic Oakwood Cemetery was founded in 1869 in Raleigh, North Carolina near the North Carolina State Capitol in Historic Oakwood. Historic Oakwood Cemetery contains two special areas within its 102 acres (41 ha), the Confederate Cemetery, located on the original two and one-half acres (1 ha), and the Hebrew Cemetery, both given for that purpose by Henry Mordecai in 1867.

Read more about Historic Oakwood Cemetery:  Notable Burials

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